Getjet B734 near Vilnius on Nov 25th 2017, indication of gear anomaly

Last Update: November 25, 2017 / 19:28:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Getjet

Flight number
GJT-101

Destination
Hurghada, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
LY-MGC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

A Getjet Boeing 737-400, registration LY-MGC performing flight GJT-101 from Vilnius (Lithuania) to Hurghada (Egypt) with 160 people on board, was enroute at FL310 about 170nm south of Vilnius when the crew decided to return to Vilnius. The aircraft entered a hold at FL120 to burn off fuel and landed safely back in Vilnius about 2:40 hours after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-400 registration LY-PGC departed about 2 hours after landing back and reached Hurghada with a delay of about 5 hours.

The airline reported the crew received indication of a landing gear anomaly and decided to return to Vilnius, burned off fuel and landed safely. A post flight inspection revealed the landing gear was okay, hence it had not been an emergency landing.

The airport reported the crew advised of a minor technical problem as cause for the return.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Vilnius about 11 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Getjet

Flight number
GJT-101

Destination
Hurghada, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
LY-MGC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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